Gary W. Wright

Gary W. Wright

Gary W. Wright

Colonel Gary W. Wright was commissioned an Engineer Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 19-71, 14 September 1971. His first duty assignment was as an Aviator, 130th Engineer Brigade, Hanau, Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, A Company, 547th Engineer Battalion, Darmstadt, Germany; Commander, B Company, 547th Engineer Battalion, Darmstadt, Germany; Airfield Operations Officer, Secretary of General Staff, headquarters Commandant, Headquarters, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; S3, Executive Officer, 5th Engineer Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Assistant Professor of Military Science, IN-Perdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana; Executive Officer, 25th Aviation Battalion (Attack), Hawaii; S3, 25th Aviation Bridgade, Hawaii; Commander, 35th Engineer Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Chief, Concepts and Studies, Company A, Staff and Faculty, Fort Leanoard Wood, Missouri; Assistant Director, Military Programs/Civilian Works, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Washington D.C.; Commander, Vicksburg District, Engineer District, Vicksburg, Mississippi. | At the time of his induction, Colonel Wright was serving as Director of Public Works, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, PSB, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Belvoir, Virginia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    2000

  • Branch Of Service

    Engineer Corps

  • HF ID #

    HF_02072